Joel is a member of Interact, Scholastic Bowl, Boy Scouts, Project Ignition, and FCA. He has been a member of Student Council and Yearbook Club during his high school career. He has also participated in Basketball for 2 years and Soccer for 4 years where he has been a captain the past 2 years.
Joel is currently a Freshman Mentor, a youth leader for Rotary and serves on the Youth Leadership team at the Gibson City Bible Church. He is also a Sr. Patrol Leader, a leader with FCA, a student representative for the Curriculum Coordinating Committee and a Health & Wellness Committee leader in Project Ignition. He has also helped to coordinate the Red Cross youth blood drive.
Honors & Awards Joel has received while in High School include: Eagle Scout, HOIC Honors Band, Outstanding Soph. Student in Foreign Language, High Honor Roll, Soccer Utility Award and Soccer Defensive Award.
Joel plans to attend college in the fall.